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Resume of Zhang Zongshen

From: International Office Time: 20/03/09




ZHANG Zong-Shen

Contact No.: +86 18642831018

Email: zhangzs@dlpu.edu.cn

Wechat: zzs975989238

Qinggongyuan, Ganjingzi District, Dalian, Liaoning, P.R. China



1. Personal Particulars                      


    Name:      ZHANG Zong-Shen

    DOB:       15 Mar 1968

Nationality:    China

Academic title: Professor


2. Educational Background


Ph.D. in Plant Biology (2001):

School of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.

Concentration: Physiological & Cellular Biology. Functions of ABA ,Ca2+ & small HSPs in the process of resistance against adverse environmental stimulation.

M.Sc. In Biochemistry (1996):

College of Life Sciences, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China

Concentration: Enzymology in the systemic resistance of plant against  pathogenicity of fungus.

B.Sc. in Plant Physiology & Biochemistry (1990):

Depart of Biology, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China.


3. Working Experience


2004-Present: Professor, Dalian Polytechnic University, Dalian, China

Establishment of Culture System  for Medicinal Plant Cells, Organs (Hairy roots, Adventitious roots) , and Tissue in Large  Scale.

  Development of  Fermentation of Herbal Plants by Edible Fungi and Discovery of Novel Active Ingredient

  Mechanism of PCD during Morphological  Development of Plant

2002-2004: Post-doctoral Research Fellow,Paris University ()(Diderot), Paris, France

  Signaling & Functions of Phytohormone( BRs, ABA etc.) in the Growth & Stress Response of Plant Cells.


2001-2002: Lecturer, Research Assistant ,Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

   Mechanism of Aging and Reserve Technology for Vegetable during Cold-Chain


4. Research interest


Development of Technology for Sustainable Utilization  of Rare & Endangered Medicinal Plant Speciesmainly Focus on the Culture System of Suspension Cells, Hairy Roots, and Tissues in Large Scale.

Fermentation of Herbal Plants by Edible Fungi and Discovery of Novel Active Ingredient, Especially Those with Activity of Diabetes-Treatment, Tumor-Resistance.

5. Selected Publications


(1) Z Zhang, et al. Induction of Psammosilene tunicoides adventitious roots and the accumulation of triterpenoid saponins as affected by culture conditions . Inter J Agri Biol, 2017,19(6):1535-1540

(2) W Wu, S Liu, P Yu, X Tao, X Lu, J Yan, Q Wang, Z Zhang. Role of systemic injection of rabies immunoglobulin in rabies vaccination. Arch Virol, 2017, 16266:1701C1703

(3) G Zhang, D Hou, D Xu, S Ma, S Wang, Z Zhang, et al. DNA barcoding for identification of Melicope pteleifolia and its close species based on ITS2 sequences. Plant Omics2015, 8(4): 322-326

(4)Z Zhang, et al. Establishment of suspension cell culture from Agrobacterium-transformed hairy root cells of Psammosilene tunicoides, an endangered and rare medicinal plant of China. Adv J Food Sci Tech,2015,9(5): 379-385

(5) Z Jin, Q Guo, Z Zhang, et al. Biodegradation of type II pyrethroids and major degraded products by a newly isolated Acinetobacter sp. strain JN8. Can J Microbiol, 2014 ,60(8):541-545

(6) Z Zhang, et al.Induction and characterization of callus from Psammosilene tunicoides hairy roots. J Chem Pharm Res, 2014, 6(3):1394-1399.

(7)Z Zhang, et al.  Liquid Culture of Adventitious Roots is a Potential Alternative to Field Cultivation for Psammosilene tunicoides, a Rare and Endangered Endemic Medicinal Plant. Adv J Food Sci Tech, 2013 5(2): 127-131

(8)G Chen, W Wei, Z Zhang. Accumulation of saponins in the callus of Psammosilene tunicoides, a rare and endangered medicinal plant.IEEE, 2011,9:7335-7338

(9)B Zhu, J Yu, Z Zhang, et al. Purification and partial characterization of an acid phosphatase from the body wall of sea cucumber Stichopus japonicus. Proc Biochem,2009, 44:875-879

(10) T Liu, Z Zhang*, et al. Changes in abscisic acid immunolocalization in heat-stressed pepper seedlings. Pak J Bot,2009,41(3):1173-1178

  (11)B Zhu, J Zhao, J Yang, T Mikiro, Z Zhang, et al. Purification and partial characterization of a novel -1,3-glucanase from the gut of sea cucumber Stichopus japonicus.  Proc Biochem, 2008,43:1102-1106

  (12)J Trouverie, G Vidal, Z Zhang, et al.Anion channel activation and proton pumping inhibition involved in the plasma membrane depolarization induced by aba in arabidopsis th49(10):1495-507n cells are both ROS dependent. Plant Cell Physiol, 2008, 49(10):1495-1507

(13)B Zhu, J Zheng,  Z Zhang, et al. Autophagy plays a potential role in the process of sea cucumber body wall "melting" induced by UV irradiation. J Wuhan Univ (Natural Science Edition), 2008,13(2):232-238

(14)C Zalejski, Z Zhang , et al.  Diacylglycerol pyrophosphate is a second messenger of ABA signalling in Arabidopsis thaliana suspension cell. Plant J,   2005, 42: 145-152

 (15)Z Zhang Z, et al. Brassinosteroids regulate plasma membrane anion channels in addition to proton pumps during expansion of Arabidopsis thaliana cells. Plant Cell Physiol, 2005, 46(9):1494-1504

  (16) Z Zhang, et al. Temporal and spatial changes in Ca2+ distribution during the programmed cell death  of tracheary elements. Chin Sci Bull,2001,46:1893-1896

(17) M Brault , Z Amia, AM Pennarun, M Monestiez, Z Zhang ,et al. Plasm membrane depolarization induced by ABA in Arabidopsis thaliana suspension cells involves reduction of proton pump in addition to anion channel activation which are both Ca2+ dependent . Plant Physiol ,2004,135:231-243


6. Patent

(1) Z Zhang, et al. 2012. Method for induction and culture of hairy roots of P. tunicoides  (China Patent: ZL 200910237579. 2 , China).

(2)S Chai, H Hong, Z Zhang, et al. 2013. Method for induction and large scale culture of adventitious roots of P. tunicoides  (China Patent: ZL201210293609.3, China)

(3) Z Zhang et al. 2014.Method for preparation & culture of hairy roots of Huperzia serrata .(China Patent: ZL201110108347.4, China)

(4)Z Zhang , et al.Method for preparation & culture of hairy roots of Eurycoma longifolia.(China Patent: ZL201110108319.2, China)

(5)Z Zhang , et al. 2014.Method for isolation & extraction of huperzine A from Huperzia serrata and its hairy roots using supercritical extractive-crystallization (China Patent: ZL201110129850.8, China)

  (6) Z Zhang , et al. Method for preparation of somatic embryo and its application in propagation of Broussonetia.(China Patent: ZL201510346965.0, China)